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Welcome to CDO.gov

"We as Federal CDOs have an opportunity to engage in work that is meaningful and transformative through the foundational steps outlined in the Federal Data Strategy..." -Ted Kaouk, Chair

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Vision

The Council’s vision is to improve government mission achievement and increase the benefits to the Nation through improvement in the management, use, protection, dissemination, and generation of data in government decision-making and operations.

Focus Areas

The CDO Council has a number of high-level focus areas, which reflect the interests and activities of the Council. The initial list below is expected to grow as the council develops and will evolve as the needs of the CDO community change.

Community News

CDOC Report to Congress

CDOC Report to Congress

The CDO Council must submit a report to Congress and OMB every two years. Our first report describes the initiation of the council and the activities and successes of our first year of activity. Report to Congress

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SME Qualification Assessment Hiring Pilot

SME Qualification Assessment Hiring Pilot

The CDO Council partnered with the US Digital Service, OPM and 10 participating agencies to conduct a cross-agency hiring action for data scientists. A joint announcement garnered a lot of interest, reaching a 500-applicant limit in less than 48 hours to fill over 50 data science positions through a single applicatio…

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